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An urgent call to protect gender-affirming care

While efforts to ban or severely limit access to gender-affirming care are blunt and sweeping, gender-affirming care is anything but, writes Human Rights Watch's Yasemin Smallens.

Utah launches 'snitch line' to report trans people in bathrooms; memes flood In

The move is the latest in a series of states that have tried to launch ways to report transgender issues to authorities; such attempts in other states have not been successful.

New study finds inadequate response to mpox outbreak

A similarly negative GAO report spurred out U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres to introduce legislation overhauling the federal response to future outbreaks.

With visibility comes violence: Increased awareness of transgender people leads to more hate crimes

Exclusive data shows in L.A. County and beyond, transgender people face increased risk of violent crimes as a result of their identity.

Ohio court temporarily blocks ban on gender-affirming care for trans youth

The temporary restraining order is short-lived, but advocates are pushing to have the ban struck down permanently.

Suspect in killing of Black trans man Righteous Torrence 'TK' Hill identified by police

Hill was the founder and owner of Evollusion, a hair and beauty salon that was a safe space for the Black LGBTQ+ community in the Atlanta area.

He was fired for officiating a queer wedding. Here's how he's fighting back

Joseph Kuilema lost his job with Calvin University after officiating a queer couple's wedding. He's disgusted that the school discriminates in the name of God.

Elon Musk demands users stop ‘deadnaming’ Twitter after Stephen King trolls the billionaire

In a recent clash on social media, Elon Musk accused Stephen King of ‘deadnaming’ the platform formerly known as Twitter, now X.

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Idaho Gender-Affirming Care Ban for Transgender Minors Blocked for Now

The law would have placed medical professionals who provide such care for transgender people under the age of 18 at risk of fines up to $5,000 and a felony conviction, resulting in up to 10 years in prison.

David Tennant Gushes About Trans Support & Bigots Seethe Over ‘Doctor Who’s Joyful Story

The Doctor has spoken: We’re in the trans joy era; get into it.

Trans People Continue to Be Murdered at Extreme Rates as Republicans Push Transphobic Laws

The Human Rights Campaign released its annual report on Transgender Day of Remembrance, highlighting the disproporionate violence transgender and gender nonconforming people face.

Jamie Lee Curtis Accepts Advocate of the Year Honor and Addresses Recent Controversy

Film icon and Oscar winner Jamie Lee Curtis talked about her history of advocacy, love for her daughters and raising our voices to fight the cacophony of hate.

Nearly All LGBTQ+ Youth Exposed to Online Bullying: HRC Report

Only about 4 percent of LGBTQ+ youth said they hadn't encountered online bullying or hate.

California Judge Halts School Policy Outing Trans Students for Now

The judge found the policy violated the state constitution by discriminating based on the student’s sex.

Adam Rippon Blasts Lance Armstrong for His Comments on Trans Athletes

"I don’t need to hear what the greatest cheater in American history has to say about what he thinks is an unfair advantage," the out figure skater said.